RECREATION ASSISTANT

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Naval Shipyard, Virginia
Posted
Jul 14, 2019
Closes
Jul 16, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Performs a variety of duties in support of the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Community Recreation program that may include special events, recreation information/resources, command events, visiting ships or fleet support, community events, trips, tours, outings, party and picnic rental equipment, resale tickets, recreational green space management, bowling, Library, Liberty, grab-n-go, movies, and outdoor recreation on Norfolk Naval Ship Yard (NNSY) in Portsmouth Virignia.
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Responsibilities

II. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provides customer service, information and support of Community Recreation programs and activities. Service to MWR customers includes, but is not limited to: checking patron eligibility to ensure authorized use of recreation facilities, resources and equipment, providing information about activities and program offerings, opening and closing facilities, ordering and restocking supplies, and preparing snack bar menu items or pre- packaged retail items.
  • Collects fees from customers associated with sales of tickets, retail and rental items, as well as from classes, trips, and various other Community Recreation programs using Point of Sales (POS) and computer programs.
  • Is accountable for the accuracy of daily sales transactions and completes a Daily Activity Report (DAR) at the end of every shift.
  • Assists in processing customer Internet registrations (i.e. Net Near You), initial log-ins and event registrations.
  • Checks Community Recreation equipment and resources in and out, collects any applicable rental fees, inventories items and completes inspections upon return.
  • Notifies supervisor or program lead if damage or loss has occurred.
  • Ensures all rental or check-out forms are properly completed and reservation and check- out procedures are followed.
  • Conducts inventory, maintains inventory controls and maintains equipment for proper accountability of program equipment and resources.
  • Assists in administering traditional and non-traditional workshops, clinics and events in a variety of leisure and recreation skills subject areas, in tune with offerings popular in the local area, including but not limited to camping, cycling, sailing, backpacking, canoeing, snow skiing, hiking and water sports.
  • Provides recreation experiences related to leisure skill sets in the form of day and weekend trips.
  • Assists in day-to-day administration of multiple programs to which assigned. Tasks include submission of event after-action reports, patronage data collection and entering program data.
  • Performs inventory of various types of equipment, retail goods, supplies and items deemed to have cash value.
  • Performs administrative duties, all of which are accomplished through a variety of means, including computer software programs which track resource inventories, patron usage/comments, and program standards metrics.
  • Assists with recruitment, training and scheduling of Community Recreation staff.
  • Actively supports the command statement on adherence to EEO principles and policies.
  • Assists in the planning, coordinating, publicizing, marketing and execution of MWR programs and special events.
  • Performs entertainment and promotion scheduling.
  • Assists in updating of electronic and multi-media support tools, as needed.
  • Seeks ways to promote MWR facilities and events through outreach opportunities on base.
  • Promotes use of recreational E-reading resources available through online MWR Library Program resources.
  • Develops working partnerships with both on base and off base organizations (park districts, forest preserve, clubs, special interest groups, etc.) to support and benefit MWR programs.
  • Performs community outreach to assist in the development of contacts.
  • Assists in the creation of professional proposals, execution of agreements and follow-up.
  • Researches and provides information and referral for a variety of recreational opportunities for individuals/families on and off the base.
  • Adheres to NAVMED P-5010 sanitation requirements.
  • Initiates and follows up on maintenance trouble calls to get equipment/facility issues resolved.
  • Provides support for Community Recreation event set up and break down.
  • Performs other duties as assigned as they pertains to the duties of this position.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Must have or be able to obtain within 90 days of being placed in the position, and maintain a valid state drivers' license in order to transport patrons off-base.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
02

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be C.A.R.E (Controlling Alcohol Risks Effectively) trained, hold an Emergency First Responder (EFR) or CPR First Aid certification, and hold a current Food Handler CERT, upon being placed in the position OR be able to obtain within 90 days


Qualifications

Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
  • Combination of experience related to customer service and or recreation activity based functions.
  • Ability to organize, plan, administer special events and entertainment activities.
  • Must be able to work independently, make sound decisions and have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the goals, principles, techniques and procedures used in organizing, planning and conducting leisure time activities.
  • Knowledge of the Navy MWR mission and the entire scope of Community Recreation activities and their suitability for individuals, groups, ages and interests.
  • Knowledge of the functions, procedures, and operations of recreation activities.
  • Must have strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to maintain records, compile and organize data for reports, and perform research on recreation topics for dissemination to customers.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of computers, office procedures and print production.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

8. PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Work may require considerable physical exertion while instructing or guiding participants in a variety of activities. Work may require sitting, walking, long periods of standing, bending and lifting of moderate heavy items up to 40 pounds, occasionally required to lift heavier items.

Work may require lifting items such as papers, books, rental equipment, and athletic equipment. Work may require working outside for special events or leading outdoor outings or group trips.

9. WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors, without a fixed schedule. Administrative work is performed in a normal office setting.

10. OTHER REQUUIREMENTS

Irregular working hours may be required to include early shift, late shift, evenings, weekends and holidays when the need arises.

Subject to recall.

Wears protective clothing and equipment as situations warrant.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Must have or be able to obtain within 90 days of being placed in the position, and maintain a valid state drivers' license in order to transport patrons off-base.

Must be C.A.R.E (Controlling Alcohol Risks Effectively) trained, hold an Emergency First Responder (EFR) or CPR First Aid certification, and hold a current Food Handler certification, upon being placed in the position OR be able to obtain these trainings/certifications within 90 days of being placed in the position.

Education

Additional information

We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States.

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to nsapplications@ nhr-ma.com to ensure proper consideration is given. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

USAJobs Resume

Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.

If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, proof of service, SF-15, etc). is required.

If claiming Military Spouse Preference, a copy of sponsor's orders is required for NF-03 and below or equivalent.

If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.

If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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